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Who said The Netherlands was flat?

OK, it is a flat country, but not all of it- and the most un-flat bit seems to be to the north and west of Arnhem: right where our route took us ! 224 more words


Ben Alder loop

After having a really tough week, working, conference, and a job interview, I managed to get out of the city and do my favourite Ben Alder loop. 121 more words


What I Think About When I think About Cycling

To understand why returning to elite level cycling was so important to me, I think it is necessary to  share a story.

It is funny, but I cannot remember a time when I could not ride a bicycle. 1,297 more words


Across the border...

Little things happen when you cross a European border. Signs suddenly change languages, which can be disconcerting if you had a little knowledge of the previous language and none of the new one. 238 more words


The Final Countdown

One month to go until I tackle my biggest cycling challenge to date pedalling from Lands End to John O’Groats. Many thousands do it every year and I have been excited at the prospect and hoping I have the stamina and mental toughness to complete the challenge. 681 more words


Helping Greg

Beginning to write this, I have some trepidation. I have written before that there is a very, very fine line between promoting an idea and self promotion. 1,311 more words